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Legal Director Medical Device Group Benelux and BW EMEA - Belgium  

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Posted on : 19 June 2017

Project Description

Description:
  • We embrace research and science - bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. 
  • Employees of our company work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.
  • We are looking for a new Legal Director Medical Device Group Benelux and BW EMEA.
  • Key Accountabilities of the Legal Director Medical Device Group Benelux and BW EMEA include:

 Legal support for Hospital and Consumer Medical Device Businesses
  • Provide strategic and operational day to day legal support for our company’s Hospital Medical Device businesses (Ethicon, Depuy/Synthes, Cardiovascular and Specialty Solutions Group)
  • Provide strategic and operational day to day legal support for our company’s Consumer Medical Device Businesses (Diabetes Care and Vision Care) in the Benelux
  • Align with Key Stakeholders on legal priorities, training and education needs and consistent compliance efforts 
  • Review, discuss and negotiate commercial bids and tenders (price/ discounts/rebates)
  • Help develop tender expertise in Belgium
  • Engage in relevant trade associations where appropriate
  • Coordinate with Health Authorities
  • Active Member of the relevant Management Board(s)
  • Active involvement in co-creation of customized value solutions

Lead EMEA lawyer for Biosense-Webster
  • Provide strategic and day-to-day legal support to the EMEA leadership teams (ELTs) of Biosense Webster
  • Support new product launches, review key marketing initiatives and related documents
  • Review and validate commercial strategies from a compliance and antitrust standpoint
  • Review, discuss and negotiate commercial contracts and other agreements related to clinical studies
  • Active Member of the Biosense Webster ELTs


Qualifications
  • Law degree, LLM from US or UK university considered a plus.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English, Dutch and French
  • At least 6-8 years of relevant legal experience preferably as an Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) lawyer in an international law firm 
  • In-house experience considered to be a plus 
  • Experience or strong interest in the health care sector
  • Broad-based commercial and corporate experience, ideally having been exposed to senior management. 
  • Good understanding of Competition law and/or Public Procurement law


Skills and capabilities:
Our new Legal Director Medical Device Group Benelux and BW EMEA should also possess the following skills and capabilities:
  • Self-starter with strong drive for results & strong sense of ownership but also willing to take direction.
  • Business Oriented - ability to proactively engage with business to find practical solutions and partner with them to implement desired actions and contribute to compliant growth for the business.
  • Judgment capability, business consultative skills, and structural thinking process.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively across all levels of a matrixed organization.
  • Superior communication skills and proven ability to counsel senior management on complex legal matters.
  • Comfortable working as part of different teams and keen to interact with diverse group of people and different business units.
  • Objective thinker who is comfortable to advance ideas and influence others.
  • Ability to manage conflicts in an open and constructive manner.
  • Able to drive high ethical, legal and compliance standards 
  • Comfortable to engage in discussions of new business models and approaches.
  • Strong ability to deal with ambiguity and to simplify issues for clients
  • Excellent interpersonal and listening skills. Ability to speak up, present and actively participate in business and legal discussions. 
  • Good self-awareness, constructive mindset, eager to seek and get feed-back.


 Offer:
  • As an employee we consider you as our most valuable asset. We take your career seriously.
  • As part of a global team in an innovative environment your development is key and our day-to-day responsibility.
  •  Through e-university, on the job training, various projects and programs, we ensure your personal growth.
  • Our benefits make sure we care for you and your family now and in the future.